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Endangered and Threatened Plants

The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value. Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)

  1. Crippled Cranefly Orchid

    Tipularia discolor

  2. Crippled Cranefly Orchid

    Tipularia discolor

  3. Crippled Cranefly Orchid

    Tipularia discolor

  4. Crippled Cranefly Orchid

    Tipularia discolor

  5. Torreya Fruit

    Torreya taxifolia

  6. Florida Torreya

    Torreya taxifolia
    This confier is in peril of extinction. For reasons still unknown, it is now susceptible to numerous pathogens and diseases. It is currently known in only three Florida counties.

  7. Lanceleaf Trillium

    Trillium lancifolium

  8. Florida Bellwort

    Uvularia floridana

  9. False Hellebore

    Veratrum woodii

  10. False Hellebore

    Veratrum woodii

  11. False Hellebore

    Veratrum woodii

  12. Chapman's Crownbeard

    Verbesina chapmanii

  13. Chapman's Crownbeard

    Verbesina chapmanii

  14. Halberdleaf Yellow Violet

    Viola tripartita

  15. Clasping Warea

    Warea amplexifolia

  16. Clasping Warea

    Warea amplexifolia

  17. Carter's Pinelandcress

    Warea carteri

  18. Carter's Pinelandcress

    Warea carteri

  19. Wherry's Redflower Pitcherplants

    Sarracenia rubra ssp. wherryi

  20. Yellowroot

    Xanthorhiza simplicissima

  21. Yellowroot

    Xanthorhiza simplicissima
    The genus name Xanthorhiza derived from (Xantho = yellow and rhiza = root) perfectly describes the defining character of this plant.